Marcus Gondolo-Gordon (88-93)

    Marcus Gondolo-Gordon (88-93), the OP Rep on Corfu, Greece, has returned to live in the U.K. He writes:   “Business in Greece is never easy at the best of times, so I have moved back to the UK for the first time in 12 years! As a result I am looking forward to getting…

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James Morris (91-96)

From a January 7 post on the OP Facebook Group: “It’s that time of year again where the New Year’s resolutions are kicking in. One of the most common is to get fit and stay in shape. After being back on an indoor rower for a while and logging metres daily I have created a…

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Marcus Hanreck (50-54)

  Marc Hanreck (50-54) died on 2nd October, 2015, aged 78. His sister Julie North writes:   “Marc was born in Horsham and was educated locally until he went to The Nautical College in 1950. After Pangbourne he joined Union Castle Line as an Officer Cadet on foreign-going vessels and completed his cadetship in 1957.…

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Rohan Greenland (74-79)

From the Sydney Morning Herald December 21:   Queensland at forefront of looming Australian obesity disaster     Expanding waistlines are expected to cost billions in increased disease management.Two thirds of Queenslanders are either overweight or obese, as a predicted surge in the national obesity crisis is expected to cost Australia billions in additional health…

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Anthony Clifford (75-82) Clipper race update

  On December 19th Anthony Clifford (75-82), taking part in the Clipper round-the-world race, reported safely from Sydney:   “I arrived in Sydney on-board the Clipper sponsored boat LMAX Exchange after our shortest race to date since leaving the UK but probably our most difficult race from Albany, Western Australia.   The distance of just…

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David Cobb (35-37)

    Charles David Cobb (35-37), the renowned marine artist, died peacefully at his home near Lymington on 18th June, 2014, aged 93 as recently communicated to the OP Society.   His friend John Webster (46-50) in an obituary for The Royal Cruising Club (RCC) of which David was a life member, wrote:   “At…

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